Category Archives: UNRWA

How the Victory in Gaza can bring civil rights to Palestinians in Lebanon

Palestinian women organize a rally in Ain al-Helweh refugee camp to celebrate Gaza ‘victory’ on Thursday Nov. 22, 2012. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Zaatari) Franklin Lamb Shatila Camp   The current festive celebrations in Lebanon’s 12 Palestinian refugee camps reflect the … Continue reading

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Fall Semester brings new hope for Lebanon’s Palestinians

 Franklin Lamb BeirutAl-Manar As fall semester begins this week for colleges and universities, Lebanon’s 12 Palestinian camps and 12 campuses, continue to swelter under unseasonably high temperatures and heavy humidity with no early relief in sight.   Yet, there is … Continue reading

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30th Anniversary of Sabra-Shatila Massacre: New Challenges

Franklin LambShatila CampAl-manarGraphics by Alex The Sabra-Shatila Massacre: it seems like a dozen weeks, not 30 years ago. This year American citizens received messages to stay away from Beirut and the annual commemoration of the Israeli facilitated Massacre at Sabra-Shatila … Continue reading

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Palestinian Camps in Lebanon: The Displaced Guests of a Refugee Host

Palestinian siblings Israa, Alaa and Omar (R) Diab play together in the Rashidiyeh Palestinian refugee camp in the southern Lebanese city of Tyre on 6 August 2012, after their family, one of 40, fled the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk … Continue reading

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Eliminating 4,970,000 Palestinian refugees: Status Update

With the stroke of a pen, a new bill in Congress could slash the number of Palestinian refugees — and open a world of controversy. BY JONATHAN SCHANZER |MAY 21, 2012 A war is brewing on Capitol Hill. And while … Continue reading

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Writing Palestine Out of History Books in Lebanon

Palestinians carry their national flag as they walk through the streets of Shatila camp in Beirut. (Photo: Marwan Tahtah) By: Sahar Bachir Published Monday, March 19, 2012 The Lebanese may not agree about their country’s history, but teachers and students … Continue reading

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Dubious absence of the History of Palestine from UNRWA’s curriculum

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